Barnard College

RUSS V 3332x Vvedenie v russkuiu literaturu: Scary Stories

The course is devoted to the reading, analysis, and discussion of a number of Russian prose fiction works from the eighteenth to twentieth century. Its purpose is to give students an opportunity to apply their language skills to literature. It will teach students to read Russian literary texts as well as to talk and write about them. Its goal is, thus, twofold: to improve the students' linguistic skills and to introduce them to Russian literature and literary history. A close study in the original of the "scary stories" in Russian literature from the late eighteenth century. Conducted in Russian.
Prerequisites: two years of college Russian or the instructor's permission. Not offered in 2015-2016.
3 points For non-native speakers of Russian.